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Olga San Juan (1927–2009)


She possessed the same tiny frame and fervid Latin temperament as her Brazilian counterpart, Carmen Miranda, and, for most her career, Puerto Rican singer/dancer Olga San Juan, like Miranda, was a welcome distraction by American audiences. A flavorful, scene-stealing personality who delightfully mangled the English language, she decorated a number... See full bio »

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Known For

Blue Skies
Blue Skies Nita Nova
(1946)
The Little Witch
The Little Witch Guadalupe, Nightclub Singer
(1945)
Variety Girl
Variety Girl Amber La Vonne
(1947)
Bombalera
Bombalera Rose Perez 'La Bomba'
(1945)

Filmography

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 1960 The 3rd Voice
Blonde Prostitute
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
 1954 The Barefoot Contessa
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1947 Variety Girl
Amber La Vonne
 1946 Cross My Heart
Dancer (uncredited)
 1946 Blue Skies
Nita Nova
 1945 The Little Witch (Short)
Guadalupe, Nightclub Singer
 1945 Hollywood Victory Caravan (Short)
Olga San Juan
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Gloria
 1945 Out of This World
Member, Glamourette Quartet
 1945 Bombalera (Short)
Rose Perez 'La Bomba'
 1944 Rainbow Island
Miki
 1943 Caribbean Romance (Short)
Linda
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Paint Your Wagon. Musical comedy. Based on material by Alan Jay Lerner (also lyrics). Music by Frederick Loewe. Directed by Daniel Mann. Shubert Theatre: 12 Nov 1951- 19 Jul 1952 (289 performances). Cast: James Barton (as "Ben Rumson"), Tony Bavaar, James Mitchell, Olga San Juan, Richard Aherne, Tom Aim Delbert Anderson, John ... See more »

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3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Was mentioned in an Allan Sherman song entitled "Oh Boy". See more »

Nickname:

"The Puerto Rican Pepper Pot"

Star Sign:

Pisces

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